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5 Matching questions

  1. Vestibular Sense
  2. memory
  3. epinephrine
  4. adrenal gland
  5. proactive interference
  1. a The sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance
  2. b Secretes adrenaline (epinephrine), located above kidney
  3. c the disruptive effect of prior learning on the recall of new information
  4. d the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information
  5. e Also called adrenaline, a hormone that stimulates body systems in response to stress.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A coiled, bony, fluid-filled tube in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impusles.
  2. The process by which the eye's lens changes shape to focus near or far objects on the retina.
  3. Emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
  4. Nerve cells in the brain that respond to specific features of a stimulus, such as shape, angle, or movement.
  5. The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, enabling us to recongnize meaningful objects and events.

5 True/False questions

  1. broca's areacontrols speech- an area of the frontal lobe, usually in the left hemisphere, that directs the muscle movements involved in speech


  2. PitchA tone's experienced highness or lowness; depends on frequency.


  3. Parallel processingInformation processing guided by higer-level mental processeses, as when we construct perceptions drawing on our experience and expectations.


  4. posterior pituitaryThis part of the pituitary does not produce hormones, but stores and releases oxytocin and ADH.


  5. FoveaRetinal receptors that detect black, white and gray; necessary for peripheral and twilight vision, when cones don't respond.